The record books got dusted off in Okarche. The total precipitation on April 21st was 4.30 inches. This breaks the old record for the day of 0.49 of an inch set in 2014. Also, this set a record for the most daily precipitation in the month of April. The previous record was 3.23 inches set on April 11, 1994.
This ranks as the 4th most daily rainfall on record for Okarche:
1 – 7.12 – 19-Aug-07
2 – 6.50 – 18-Sep-88
3 – 4.55 – 4-Mar-04
4 – 4.30 – 21-Apr-17
5 – 4.22 – 26-Aug-96
The average temperature in Okarche during the month of March was 55.4 degrees, which was 5.1 degrees above average. January and February also saw above average temperatures.
The total precipitation was 3.63 inches which was 121 percent of average. January and February also saw above average precipitation.
The total precipitation in Okarche on March 28th was a record setting 2.18 inches. The previous record was 1.18 inches set in 2004.
The high temperature in Okarche on March 20th was a record setting 93 degrees. The previous record was 86 degrees set in 1953.
In addition, the low temperature of 63 degrees set the record for the warmest low temperature on the date. The previous record was 62 degrees set in 1972 and again in 2007.
On March 19th, the high temperature in Okarche was a record setting 89 degrees. The previous record of 85 degrees was set in 1994.
The high temperature in Okarche on March 9th was 83 degrees. This ties the record for the date which was previously reached in 1986.
The meteorological winter has come to a close. In Okarche, the average winter temperature of 41.8 degrees was 2.5 degrees above average. The total precipitation was 6.78 inches which ranks as the 5th wettest – and was 160 percent of average.
Given that we had numerous record high temperatures, and some daily record precipitation, it should be no surprise that February came in above average in both categories. The average temperature for the month was 49.2 degrees which was a whopping 7.6 degrees above average. The total precipitation was 3.76 inches which was 172 percent of average.
February 2017 ranks as the 5th wettest February on record, and the 4th warmest.
The high temperature in Okarche on February 23rd was a record setting 86 degrees. The previous record was 77 degrees set in 1956.